Dr Aurelie Duchez

Marine Systems Modelling
+44 (0)23 8059 9032

Research Scientist with the RAPID group (www.noc.soton.ac.uk/rapidmoc/):

* Physical oceanography

* Ocean modelling

* Monitoring the variability of the Meridional Overturning Circulation at 26.5N 



Freychet, Nicolas; Duchez, Aurelie; Wu, Chi-Hua; Chen, Chao-An; Hsu, Huang-Hsiung; Hirschi, Joel; Forryan, Alex; Sinha, Bablu; New, Adrian L.; Graham, Tim; Andrews, Martin B.; Tu, Chia-Ying; Lin, Shian-Jiann. 2017 Variability of hydrological extreme events in East Asia and their dynamical control: a comparison between observations and two high-resolution global climate models. Climate Dynamics, 48 (3). 745-766.10.1007/s00382-016-3108-5
Frajka-Williams, Eleanor; Beaulieu, Claudie; Duchez, Aurelie. 2017 Emerging negative Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation index in spite of warm subtropics. Scientific Reports, 7 (1). 11224.10.1038/s41598-017-11046-x
Frajka-Williams, E.; Meinen, C.S.; Johns, W.E.; Smeed, D.A.; Duchez, A.; Lawrence, A.J.; Cuthbertson, D.A.; McCarthy, G.D.; Bryden, H.L.; Baringer, M.O.; Moat, B.I.; Rayner, D.. 2016 Compensation between meridional flow components of the Atlantic MOC at 26°N. Ocean Science, 12 (2). 481-493.10.5194/os-12-481-2016
Duchez, Aurélie ; Courtois, Peggy; Harris, Elizabeth; Josey, Simon; Kanzow, Torsten; Marsh, Robert; Smeed, David; Hirschi, Joël Jean-Marie. 2016 Potential for seasonal prediction of the Atlantic sea surface temperatures using the RAPID array at 26°N. Climate Dynamics, 46 (9). 3351-3370.10.1007/s00382-015-2918-1
Moat, B.I.; Josey, S.A.; Sinha, B.; Blaker, A.T.; Smeed, D.A.; McCarthy, G.; Johns, W.E.; Hirschi, J.-M.; Frajka-Williams, E.; Rayner, D.; Duchez, A.; Coward, A.C.. 2016 Major variations in subtropical North Atlantic heat transport at short (5 day) timescales and their causes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121 (5). 3237-3249.10.1002/2016JC011660
Duchez, Aurélie; Frajka-Williams, Eleanor; Josey, Simon A.; Evans, Dafydd G.; Grist, Jeremy P.; Marsh, Robert; McCarthy, Gerard D.; Sinha, Bablu; Berry, David I..; Hirschi, Joël J.-M.. 2016 Drivers of exceptionally cold North Atlantic Ocean temperatures and their link to the 2015 European heat wave. Environmental Research Letters, 11 (7). 074004 .10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074004
Duchez, Aurelie; Desbruyeres, Damien; Hirschi, Joel J-M.; Frajka-Williams, Eleanor; Josey, Simon; Evans, Dafydd Gwyn. 2016 The tale of a surprisingly cold blob in the North Atlantic. US CLIVAR Variations, 14 (2). 19-23.
Smeed, D.A.; McCarthy, G.; Cunningham, S.A.; Frajka-Williams, E.; Rayner, D.; Johns, W.E.; Meinen, C.S.; Baringer, M.O.; Moat, B.I.; Duchez, A.; Bryden, H.L.. 2014 Observed decline of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation 2004–2012. Ocean Science, 10 (1). 29-38.10.5194/os-10-29-2014
Duchez, Aurelie; Frajka-Williams, Eleanor; Castro, Natalia; Hirschi, Joel; Coward, Andrew. 2014 Seasonal to interannual variability in density around the Canary Islands and their influence on the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26°N. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119 (3). 1843-1860.10.1002/2013JC009416
Duchez, A.; Hirschi, J.J.-M.; Blaker, A.T.; Bryden, H.L.; de Cuevas, B.; Atkinson, C.P.; McCarthy, G.D.; Frajka-Williams, E.; Rayner, D.; Smeed, D; Cunningham, S.A.; Mizielinski, M.S.. 2014 A new index for the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation at 26°N. Journal of Climate, 27 (17). 6439.-6455.10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00052.1
McCarthy, G.; Frajka-Williams, E.; Johns, W.E. ; Baringer, M.O. ; Meinen, C.S. ; Bryden, H.L.; Rayner, D.; Duchez, A.; Roberts, C.D. ; Cunningham, S.A.. 2012 Observed Interannual Variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation at 26.5N. Geophysical Research Letters, 39. L19609.10.1029/2012GL052933
Duchez, Aurelie; Verron, Jacques; Brankart, Jean-Michel; Ourmières, Yann; Fraunié, Philippe. 2012 Monitoring the Northern Current in the Gulf of Lions with an observing system simulation experiment. Scientia Marina, 76 (3). 441-453.10.3989/scimar.03427.02D

Conference item

Moat, Ben; Josey, Simon; Sinha, Bablu; Blaker, Adam; Smeed, David; McCarthy, Gerard; Johns, William; Hirschi, Joel; Frajka-Williams, Eleanor; Rayner, Darren; Duchez, Aurelie; Coward, Andrew. 2016 Major variations in sub-tropical North Atlantic heat transport at short timescales: causes and consequences. In: EGU General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria, 17-22 Apr 2016. (Unpublished)